Joseph Taylor Gooch

B.S., University of Oregon, Biology and History, 2010

J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2013

While Taylor focuses his practice on patent litigation, he has litigated cases in a range of legal areas, including privacy law, attorney malpractice, and disability rights.  Prior to joining Durie Tangri, Taylor was an associate at Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP where he litigated on behalf of a video game maker, cable provider, pharmaceutical company, and various innovative startups.  Taylor was awarded the Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award by the Disability Rights Legal Center for his work successfully litigating a class action disability case against a county jail.

Taylor previously clerked for Chief Judge Sharon Prost of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and Judge Richard Andrews of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. 

Taylor received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif.  He was also a senior editor for the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and awarded the Exceptional Pro Bono Service Award.  Taylor received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Oregon, where he majored in biology and history.  Taylor graduated magna cum laude and was awarded Oregon Six (the top six members of Phi Beta Kappa as elected by university professors). 

Taylor spends his free time with his partner and their dog hiking, kayaking, and cycling.


Joseph Taylor Gooch